Vagabond Gaming – Minecraft Magic Farm Episode 1

Here is the first in my Hardcore Mode Magic Farm episodes. I have three up so far and will be posting them all to the blog with a bit more description then found on the YouTube Channel.

Here I start the video about 40 minutes into the game having gathered some basic stuff to get going. All the boring wood, stone and so on. This episode has me working towards getting Tin and talking a little on my food supply.

The end of the episode is bit of a cliff hanger so be sure to check out episode 2.

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Texture pack is Sphax which can be downloaded from


Vagabond Gaming: Skyblocks Episode 1. Getting Started Tutorial

I hope to do a few of these with some useful tips and tricks in helping anyone along in the Vanilla Minecraft map, Skyblocks.

The map can be found here.

Vagrant Mods: Minecraft Skyblock

While technically not a mod, the map is a drastic departure from the basic mechanics of Minecraft and to my mind introduces game play that is so radically different that is deserves status as a ‘Mod’.

When you start this map you are greeted with this.


In the chest is some lava and ice which you can use to create infinite cobblestone (Which you still have to mine manually. This isn’t redpower). From there you simply build. In the distance is a precarious sand island with some obsidian and seeds. The sand has a tendency to fall if another block touches it (at least in my experience) so I had to build a platform beneath it before plundering it’s goodies.

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